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Community takes lead to rebuild Philippine city after...

By Rina Chandran MANILA, June 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Tong Pacasum was allowed back into the area where his family home once stood in Marawi on the Philippine island of Mindanao, the.....»»

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Lotto results for June 24, 2018

Lotto results for June 24, 2018.....»»

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Beermen rip Road Warriors apart

Before serving duty to Team Phl once again, June Mar Fajardo put up a big game with his mother ball club last night, leading the San Miguel Beermen to an outright playoff entry in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup......»»

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SB post for outgoing bgy head

SAN ANTONIO, Nueva Ecija -- An outgoing barangay chairman who has recently become a victim of negative publicity after his name was dragged in a police search operation that was erroneously linked to the June 10 murder of Fr. Richmond Nilo, is about to become the newest member of this….....»»

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Sotto ready, confident

LOOKING forward to play against the big boys, Kai Sotto is up to the challenge when the Philippines compete in the Fiba U17 World Cup in Argentina starting on June 30. The 7-foot-1 Ateneo standout may have been so dominant here, but for Sotto, going up against the world's best….....»»

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Bersamina, Mendoza hang tough in AAGCC

IM Paulo Bersamina and WFM Shania Mae Mendoza continued their impressive showing in the 20 years old and under category, even as 8-under frontrunner Al-Basher “Basty” Buto settled for a draw for the first time in the 2018 ASEAN+ Age Group Championships at the Royal Mandaya Hotel in Davao City.….....»»

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Parts of NLEX-SCTEX to be closed for maintenance, bridge retrofitting

Portions of NLEX-SCTEX (Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway) will be closed for at least two days, according to an advisory issued on Saturday by the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Corp. The following roads will be closed for maintenance work and bridging retrofitting: MAINTENANCE WORK NLEX Portions of Bocaue Interchange (northbound, exit ramp) from June 25 to July 1, from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Portions of Pulilan Interchange (north and southbound) from June 25 to 28 Portions of San Simon Interchange (north and southbound) from June 25 to 28 SCTEX Portions of Clark North Interchange (Tarlac bound, entry ramp to Dolores Underpass), from June 25 and26 BRIDGE RETROFITTIN...Keep on reading: Parts of NLEX-SCTEX to be closed for maintenance, bridge retrofitting.....»»

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PBA: Beermen move to 5th spot, stop Road Warriors

San Miguel Beer sustained its resurgence after turning back a hard-fighting NLEX side, 125-114, in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup Saturday night at Calasiao Sports Complex in Pangasinan. June Mar Fajardo, Renaldo Balkman and Marcio Lassiter did the heavy lifting as they combined for 81 points for the Beermen. Fajardo, the reigning four-time MVP, posted 30 points and 13 rebounds, Balkman collected 25 points, 16 rebounds, six assists and four steals while Lassiter fired 26 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the 3-point line. Alex Cabagnot added 17 points, including back-to-back baskets to slam the door shut on the Road Warriors. The Beermen, who started the conference at 0-3, has now wo...Keep on reading: PBA: Beermen move to 5th spot, stop Road Warriors.....»»

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Generika-Ayala turns back UA-UP to kick off PSL bid

Generika-Ayala poundedUnited Auctioneers-University of the Philippines, 25-23, 25-9, 23-25, 25-16, to open the 2018 Chooks-to-Go Philippine Superliga Invitational on a high note Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Lifesavers finished off the Lady Fighting Maroons in the fourth frame using a 7-1 spurt, topped by Patty Orendain's down-the-line kill. "We adjusted a bit because of the all-to-play rule so we balanced the first two sets and the outcome was good," said Generika-Ayala head coach Sherwin Meneses in Filipino. UA-UP broke a 22-all deadlock in the third set using a quick 3-1 run capped by Nicole Magsarile's crosscourt kill to prevent a sweep. Angeli Araneta led a...Keep on reading: Generika-Ayala turns back UA-UP to kick off PSL bid.....»»

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Parks sets MPBL record in El Tigre win; GenSan holds on

Ray Parks notched another double-double and this time, the Mandaluyong El Tigre ended up winning after beating Zamboanga Valientes, 71-61, in the 2018 Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup Saturday night at Imus Sports Complex in Cavite. Parks collected 13 points and an MPBL record 15 assists to lead the El Tigre to their first win. The 6-foot-4 guard's sterling showing came 10 days after recording 21 points and 10 rebounds in his MPBL debut in an 86-74 loss to the Muntinlupa Cagers at Araneta Coliseum. Meanwhile, the General Santos Warriors also chalked up its first victory after holding off the Imus Bandera, 79-73. Leomer Losentes led the way for the Warriors with 20 poi...Keep on reading: Parks sets MPBL record in El Tigre win; GenSan holds on.....»»

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Cambodia finds 33 surrogate mothers in raid on illegal business

PHNOM PEHN, Cambodia – A raid by Cambodian authorities on an illegal surrogacy business in Phnom Penh uncovered 33 women paid to deliver babies for Chinese couples, police said Saturday, June 23. Five people, including a Chinese national, were arrested during the operation in the capital late Friday, Keo Thea, head ........»»

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Joshua Smith s size advantage becoming a weakness, says TNT s Racela

MANILA, Philippines – Joshua Smith's hefty frame should have been an advantage for the TNT KaTropa in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup, but head coach Nash Racela said it is starting to become a "weakness." But make no mistake, Racela is not referring to how the hulking import – arguably ........»»

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One dead, scores injured in grenade blast at Ethiopia PM s rally

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (3rd UPDATE) – One person died and scores of others were hurt after a grenade blast at new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first mass rally in the capital on Saturday, June 23, that sent crowds fleeing in panic. Abiy had just wrapped up his speech before tens ........»»

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Isolated thunderstorms in PH on June 24

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have isolated thunderstorms on Sunday, June 24, according to state weather bureau PAGASA. In its 24-hour bulletin on Saturday afternoon, June ........»»

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San Miguel inches closer to quarterfinals seat, eliminates NLEX

MANILA, Philippines – San Miguel bucked a lethargic first quarter to inch closer to a playoff berth in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup following a 125-114 triumph over NLEX at the Calasiao Sports Complex in Pangasinan on Saturday, June 23.  All starters finished in double figures for the Beermen, who ........»»

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'WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, June 25

Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines – Here is a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Monday, June 25, due to the planned mass transportation strike in Bicol. Ahead of the strike by the group Concerned Drivers and Operators-Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (Condor-Piston), ........»»

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Generika holds off UP in PSL opener

  MANILA, Philippines – After a shaky start, Generika-Ayala quickly got back to its system to turn back newcomer United Auctioneers-University of the Philippines in 4 sets in­­ the 2018 Philippine Superliga (PSL) Invitational Conference opener on Saturday, June 23 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Generika team captain Angeli Araneta pumped in ........»»

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After stupid God quip, Rita Avila slams Duterte: You only respect yourself

MANILA, Philippines  – Actress Rita Avila called President Rodrigo Duterte out for his latest  tirade against the Catholic Church . The President, during a Friday, June 22 summit in Davao City, said God was "stupid." "Kinain ni Adam (Adam ate it) then malice was born. Who is this stupid God? Istupido talaga itong putangina kung ........»»

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Who s Winston Gatchalian? PCOO makes another online blunder

MANILA, Philippines – The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) has committed another online blunder – its third mistake in just over a week.  This time, it was the name of a senator that the agency got wrong.  A PCOO article  published on June 13 marked the ceremonial signing of an agreement between ........»»

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Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie to marry

LONDON, United Kingdom – Actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, who played on-screen lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte in fantasy TV saga "Game of Thrones," are to wed in Britain on Saturday, June 23. The 31-year-old stars are reported to be tying the knot in northeastern Scotland, with co-stars Emilia ........»»

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